John 16:24

Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hitherto haue ye asked nothing in my Name: aske, and ye shall receiue, that your ioy may be full.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be made full.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be made full.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Up to now you have made no request in my name: do so, and it will be answered, so that your hearts may be full of joy.
- Basic English Bible

Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
- Darby Bible

Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
- Webster's Bible

As yet you have not asked for anything in my name: ask, and you shall receive, that your hearts may be filled with gladness.
- Weymouth Bible

Until now, you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be made full.
- World English Bible

`Til now ye axiden no thing in my name; `axe ye, `and ye schulen take, that youre ioie be ful.
- Wycliffe Bible

till now ye did ask nothing in my name; ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 16:24


16:24 Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name - For they had asked him directly for all they wanted.


People's Bible Notes for John 16:24


Joh 16:24 Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name. Before, when they prayed, he told them to say, "Our Father" (Mt 6:9 Lu 11:2). Now they must pray in the name of the ascended Lord.

Discussion for John 16

  • Drybones
    Here Jesus is trying to convey the message that his kingdom is Spiritual and the fallen Nature has been conquered by his resurrection from the dead. Being born again as we will see in the the writing of Paul is the total removal of the nature of sin and replaced with the new nature of The Spirit which is of the fullness of the Deity in us. Christian in name with kill those with the seal of God.
  • Joyce Ballentine
    I AM SO GRATEFUL THAT JESUS KEEPS IT REAL FOR US BELIEVERS! HE NEVER SUGAR COATED HIS MESSAGE TO APPEASE PEOPLE! HE NEVER TOLD US THAT LIVING IN THIS WORLD WOULD BE EASY CAUSE OF ALL THE TROUBLE IN THE WORLD CAUSE OF SIN! BUT HE DID PROMISES US PEACE IF WE REMAIN IN HIM!
  • A disciple
    George; "The kingdom of God comes not with observation; neither shall they say, Lo, here, or, Lo, there; for behold, the kingdom of God is within you." The world doesn't want to prepare themselves for the coming of the LORD; but instead to make themselves a king and a world system after the vanity and wickedness of their own evil imaginations; and the LORD has rejected the generation of His wrath.
  • George Duran
    All these need to be translated into dynamic physical activity, thus preparing the world for establishing the God-government on Earth.
  • Ray321
    Ephesians 1:13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow,
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 119:50 THIS IS --- MY COMFORT --- IN MY AFFLICTION FOR THY WORD HATH QUICKENED ME JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE JOHN 5:21 FOR AS THE FATHER RAISETH UP THE DEAD AND QUICKENETH THEM EVEN SO THE SON QUICKENETH WHOM HE WILL

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